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  • Strip Canoe

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    Spring Street International School, Friends of the San Juans, and San Juan Island School District are co-sponsoring a youth canoe-building project with Lummi Nation master canoe-builders. The 21-foot, six-seat canoes will be used to teach Coast Salish history, navigational skills, and paddle technique. more

  • State of Terror

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    With the creation of Israel in 1948, paramilitary terrorism transformed itself into official state terrorism. That’s the thesis of State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel. more

  • Recidivist Offender

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    One thing we learned watching the movie Deepwater Horizon is that British Petroleum puts greed ahead of concerns for human life and the environment. That greed led to BP paying $4.5 billion in fines and penalties in the largest criminal resolution in US history. In mid-February, National Audubon Society’s director of bird conservation for the… more

  • Fears of Pagan Socialism

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    In Bron Taylor’s 20 April 2011 Religion Dispatches essay Debate Over Mother Earth’s Rights Stirs Fears of Pagan Socialism, he notes that, “Religious and political conservatives have long feared the global march of paganism and socialism. In their view,” says Taylor, “it was bad enough when Earth Day emerged in 1972, promoting a socialist agenda.… more